Saturday, June 23, 2012

Alan Turing Born June 23rd

Alan Turing was born June 23rd, 1912. Turing's genious was behind the successful effort to decrypt the German codes during World War II. Turing also designed some of the first electronic computers and in 1952 he wrote a paper on defining artificial intelligence (the Turing Test). Later this same year he was arrested for having sex with a nineteen year old man and was sentenced to a year probation.

Read more about Turing here.

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